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LGBT Sport :: Out Across the Land and Here at Home

By Joel Martens | Jan 27
If you are interested in participating in a "group activity," the LGBT community offers many options -- some healthy, some perhaps not as much. But here's one that might surprise you: Sport. And more and more LGBT pros are emerging from the closet.

Olympic Rower Robbie Manson Comes Out

By Winnie McCroy | Nov 5
New Zealand hunk Robbie Manson, an Olympic rower, came out publicly as gay, after coming out to friends and teammates two years ago.

Out Soccer Hunk Robbie Rogers Inspires New ABC Comedy

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 16
Out soccer player, and overall hunk, Robbie Rogers is apparently the inspiration for a new ABC comedy it was reported Wednesday.

Judge: Pistorius is Guilty of Culpable Homicide

By Gerald Imray and Christopher Torchia | Sep 12
A South African judge on Friday found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp and declared him not guilty of murder.

Exclusive Interview with NFL Star and Equality Ally Chris Kluwe

By Mike Halterman | Aug 23
Chris Kluwe catapulted to international recognition in 2012 when he used his voice for good. As a punter for the NFL's Minnesota Vikings, he had the chance to speak out for equality in a noble and rather colorful way.

Sun Devils Lineman Tells Magazine He's Gay

By John Marshall | Aug 14
Arizona State offensive lineman Edward Sarafin has told a local magazine he is gay, making him the first active Division I football player to come out.

Michael Sam Factor Prepares Rams for Sensitivity Session

By R.B. Fallstrom | Jul 30
To guard against another bullying scandal, NFL teams are holding sensitivity sessions during training camp.

'Modern Family' Star: Acceptance Will Grow for Gay Athletes

By John Carucci | Jul 24
Actor Eric Stonestreet predicts that one day, it's not going to take an act of courage for an openly gay person to play in the NFL.

Chris Kluwe's Lawyer Threatens to Sue Vikings

Jul 15
Former Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe intends to sue the team over allegations of anti-gay conduct by a coach, his lawyer said Tuesday.

Rams’ Michael Sam Feels Welcome in NFL

Jun 24
Though he’s no ordinary rookie, St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam says he’s treated as such so far in the NFL.

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